Facebook Crypto Libra Crumbling as Visa, Mastercard Consider Quits: Report

Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra has been in hot water ever since the social media giant released the whitepaper earlier this year. Central banks and governments across the globe have put together a concerted effort against Libra, putting Facebook executives in the dock time and again as they fear that the social media giant is out to …

Mastercard Wants to Patent a Fractional Reserve Cryptocurrency Bank

Mastercard has gone all the way through the stages of the resistance proverb — “first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” Cryptocurrencies & Mastercard: A Turbulent History Like most financial companies, Mastercard never expected the blockchain, and by the time they took note of it, they were …

Mastercard Thinks Blockchain Can Simplify B2B Transactions in New Patent

Financial services giant Mastercard has invented a blockchain system that it believes can simplify business-to-business (B2B) transactions in a high-volume enterprise environment. That system is outlined in a series of three patent applications filed by the New York-based multinational firm in March, made public on Thursday by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). Writing …

Mastercard International Seeks Patent For Fast Tracking Blockchain Navigation

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Mastercard International Inc. has applied for a patent for a system for fast tracking navigation of blockchains by means of data manipulation, according to a filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The system is designed to facilitate quicker …